2G Needs Dramatic Play Furniture

Our Pre-K Classroom at the St. Vincent DePaul Center in Chicago, IL is in need of new dramatic play furniture!  Right now, our closet is too large for students to easily reach the hooks, the plexi-glass on the oven had be removed after breaking and creating a safety hazard, our stove is being held together by duct tape, and all the magnetic doors are broken so nothing stays shut.  Unfortunately, we do not have any money in our budget for new furniture.  Please donate so that we can create a new, beautiful, and safe, dramatic play area for us to learn and grow during the 2[phone redacted] school year!
Follow these links to see the items we would like to have in our classroom:
Preschool Kitchen
Dress Up Storage

About Classroom 2G:
2G is a Pre-K classroom with a diverse group of learners ages 3-5 years.  Everyday we have fun learning through play!  Dramatic play (or "pretend play") is an important part of children's developmental process.  Dramatic play helps students develop social emotional, cognitive, and language skills, as well as encouraging creativity.  Please help us create the best possible classroom for our students!  For more information on the benefits of dramatic play, please read this article:
The Importance of Pretend Play

About Our Center:
The St. Vincent DePaul Center in Chicago has been serving low income families in the city for over 100 years.  Our students come from all over the city to play, learn and grow!  Our mission statement is:
Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is committed to embracing and caring for infants, children, teens, adults and seniors living in Chicago who are the city’s most vulnerable. Our comprehensive, multigenerational social service programs help our clients deal with life’s challenges while giving them the necessary tools to improve their lives.  
To learn more about Marillac St. Vincent please visit our website at: http://marillacstvincent.org/


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